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Another View: School district strives to achieve with much less
Thursday May 13 2010
I came to the foothills a little over eight years ago, looking for something different in a school district and the community it served. I was looking for a district that valued i ...
Benefits boast good eats, good causes
Tuesday Jan 26 2010
Two-dollar tacos really add up. Maria’s Mexican Tacos had quite the busy Monday, reports owner Maria Moreno, who kept her Auburn restaurant open on what’s normally a day off ...
Placer School for Adults distributes new course catalog
Wednesday Jan 13 2010
The new Placer School for Adults course catalog is like a little, purple one-stop shop for those pursuing personal and professional development. Interested in earning your GED or ...
Visually impaired have new program, site in Auburn
Sunday Aug 23 2009
Auburn’s school for the blind may be closed because of budget cutbacks. But students have banded together, formed a non-profit organization and found a home. The Activity Cente ...
Hope for blind school
Thursday Jul 02 2009
Things are looking up for Auburn’s school for the blind. The 34-year-old Placer Visual Center is being shut down by the Placer School for Adults because of budget cutbacks. The ...
Local programs prepare workers for health care jobs
Tuesday Jun 30 2009
While many sectors of the economy are languishing, the health care industry is booming. And job seekers are clamoring to get onboard. The Auburn area is responding to this demand ...
Our View: State’s cutting muscle, not fat
Saturday Jun 13 2009
A program that helps 300 developmentally disabled adults make connections in our community faces closure. An Auburn school that teaches the blind to function in a world of darkne ...
School cuts target 29-year-old program
Sunday Jun 07 2009
The summer — and winters, springs and autumns — could be getting a lot longer for almost 300 developmentally disabled adults in the Auburn area. The financially strapped Place ...
Blind put into a bind
Tuesday Jun 02 2009
For 34 years, it’s been a place the foothills’ visually impaired population can turn to for education, support and friendship. If it closes because of what Placer School for A ...
Life computes for adult school’s Mousa
Thursday May 07 2009
Arij Mousa is into learning and teaching. Learning about anything that seems interesting to her is fair game as she channels her boundless energy into the subject with a desire to ...
What are you twittering about?
Thursday Apr 09 2009
“What are you doing?” There are a million different answers for this simple question posed to Twitter users. If you can keep your answer under 140 characters, and think someone ...
Adult school’s spring catalog boasts career, business training and more
Friday Jan 16 2009
The Placer School for Adults is making it really easy to head back to school. With dismal economic times, local residents might be looking for ways to become more marketable emplo ...
Supporting the arts
Thursday Jun 12 2008
You won’t find these bras at Victoria’s Secret. They might not be the most functional undergarments, but the bustiers created by Linda Pietz’s Placer School for Adults knitti ...
Healthy Habits workshops offer techniques, guidance
Wednesday Feb 20 2008
At 55, Donna Lee is one face in a sea of 14 million Americans with type-two diabetes. She said her father had diabetes, and what compounded her likeliness of becoming a diabetic w ...
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